[rescue] Re: G5 case

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Jun 25 11:39:36 CDT 2003

On Wednesday, June 25, 2003, at 12:36 PM, Peter Corlett wrote:
>> Sometimes I think I'm the only person on earth that's seen 
>> lightning-fast
>> Java applications.
> Nope. I've written a simple 2.5:1 audio compression algorithm in Java, 
> and
> for 8kHz streams, it ran faster than real time on a 486/66.

   Kick ass!

> What tends to bog Java down is (ab)use of the windowing toolkits, 
> cargo cult
> programming, and poor understanding of algorithmic complexity.

   ...which boils down to being a "bad programmer". :)


Dave McGuire             "I've grown hair again, just
St. Petersburg, FL           for the occasion."       -Doc Shipley

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